Upcoming cases - Supreme Court

Fixtures are set out in the monthly fixtures list.

  • Wednesday 5 October

    Judges Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Williams and William Young JJ

    Civil Appeals

    Case number  SC 16/2022

    Case name 

    Robert Roper  J F Mather and L M Herbke

    v

    Mariya Ann Taylor G F Little SC and G E Whiteford

    Attorney-General  A C M Fisher KC and E N C Lay 

     

    Case number  SC 23/2022

    Case name 

    Attorney-General A C M Fisher KC and E N C Lay

    v

    Miraya Ann Taylor G F Little SC and G E Whiteford

    Robert Roper J F Mather and L M Herbke

     

    Case history synopsis

    Supreme Court leave decision

    Court of Appeal decision

    High Court decision 

    Counsel submissions online

     

    Tuesday 18 October

    Case number  SC 26/2022

    Judges Winkelmann CJ, Glazebrook, O'Regan, Williams and Kós JJ

    Civil Appeal / Civil Cross-Appeal

    Case name

    Attorney-General A F Todd and M J McKillop

    v

    The Chief Executive, Ara Poutama Aotearoa Department of Corrections not appearing

    Mark David Chisnall A J Ellis, B J R Keith and G K Edgeler

     

    This hearing will be livestreamed. Details about access to the livestream and the conditions of access will be posted on the Courts of New Zealand website shortly before the hearing. No recording is permitted. 

     

    Grounds on which leave was granted
    The approved questions are as follows:

    (a) Whether the Court of Appeal was correct to make declarations that Part 1A of the Parole Act 2002 [extended supervision orders] and the Public Safety (Public Protection Orders) Act 2014 [public safety orders] are inconsistent with s 26(2) of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 [the Bill of Rights]; and
    (b) Whether the Court of Appeal was correct not to make declarations that extended supervision orders and public safety orders are inconsistent with ss 9, 22, 23(5), 25(a), (c) and (d), and 26(1) of the Bill of Rights.

     

    Supreme Court leave decision

    Court of Appeal decision

    High Court decision

     

     

  • Friday 18 November

    Case number  SC 38/2022

    Judges TBC

    Criminal Appeal

    Case name Van Hemert v The King